New Voith rotor for virgin pulp reduces energy consumption by up to 30 percent
The substantial reduction in energy consumption of up to 30 percent is achieved by an innovative design that improves the flow characteristics inside the pulper. In addition, the pulping process can be further improved through integration of a so-called bale breaker. The bale breaker loosens the hard-pressed pulp bales before the actual dissolution in the pulper and thus disburdens the rotor, which has a further positive effect on energy consumption.
In practice, the new rotor has already proven itself in the IntensaPulper and in rebuilt pulpers of various paper manufacturers where they are delivering convincing results there. In the installations operating in the market, energy reductions range up to 4 kWh/t, depending on the raw material in use. This translates into savings in energy costs of up to 30,000 euros annually and the investment pays for itself within a very short period of time.
Voith GmbH & Co. KGaA
Director Corporate and Market Communication EMEA
St. Pöltener Straße 43
89522 Heidenheim Germany
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